Braves outfielder Jason Heyward sustained two jaw fractures when he was struck by a 90-mph fastball from Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese on Wednesday. He will undergo surgery Thursday, and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. We wish him a speedy recovery.
The meme has become a staple in modern day pop culture as one of the funnier ways to make a point and/or express an opinion. This is especially true in the world of sports, where everyone seems to have an opinion and loves to hate on their fiercest rivals. Now that the NFL season is upon us, we thought it might be fun to wrangle up some of the more comical memes as they relate to specific NFL teams. And there is no better place to start than with “America’s Team”.
ESPN's John Saunders passed away suddenly at the age of 61.
The network he worked at for nearly 30 years made sure everyone knew the kind of guy he was. Saunders was a fun-loving, hard-working guy loved by everyone he came across in the sports world and beyond. There will never be another one like him.
Losing John Saunders is difficult for all those in the sports world and beyond.
On Wednesday's "SportsCenter," Hannah Storm had the tough task of delivering the news about the reporter's death. She did her best and got through it. Let's not forget it was also Storm who had to give the news about Stuart Scott as well.
The 2016 United States Olympic Men’s Basketball Team is expected to soar to the gold medal in Rio. Even without LeBron James, Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook and a handful of other NBA All-Stars who declined an invite, Team USA is by far the best team in the tournament. But where does this Olympic team stack up with previous Team USA squads?
Here’s a rankings rundown of the 17 USA men’s basketball teams in Olympic history: